[aur-general] Gzipped kernel modules

Thomas S Hatch thatch45 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 10 18:43:13 EST 2011

On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 4:38 PM, jesse jaara <jesse.jaara at gmail.com> wrote:

> 11.3.2011 0.52 "Thomas S Hatch" <thatch45 at gmail.com> kirjoitti:
> >
> > I am the maintainer of libguestfs in the AUR, and to run it uses insmod
> to
> > load kernel modules into a specialized vm.
> >
> > The problem I am running into is that insmod cannot load the new gz
> kernel
> > modules, so I unzipped them all to see if that would solve the problem,
> but
> > now insmod does not seem to load them in the correct order.
> >
> > Does anyone know of a way to get insmod to load gzipped kernel modules?
> Or
> > is there a way to install the latest kernel without gzipped modules?
> >
> > -Thomas S Hatch
> You can rebuild the kernel from abs and edit the PKGBUILD to not gzip the
> modules

I was afraid that would be the only answer... unfortunately we just
discovered that gzipped kernel mods breaks a large portion of our
virtualization backend, because we use libguestfs.

I will give it a try

I am still open to ideas :)

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